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Unrest in Bahrain

Attacks on security forces have been on the rise in Bahrain in recent months, with three police officers, one from the UAE, killed in a bomb attack in a Shiite-populated town on March 3, 2014, and another on February 15, 2014, also by a bomb blast.

Unrest in Bahrain
Bahraini women take part in a protest against the death of a Bahraini man, Abdul Aziz al-Abbar, late on July 3, 2014 in the village of Sanabis, west of Manama. Al-Abbar, 27, died from wounds on February 23, after being shot during clashes between police and protesters. (AFP/Getty Images)
Unrest in Bahrain
A Bahraini demonstrator, protecting his face from tear gas, looks on during clashes with riot police after a protest against the death of Bahraini man, Abdul Aziz al-Abbar, earlier on July 4, 2014 in the village of Sanabis, west of Manama. Al-Abbar, 27, died from wounds on February 23, after being shot during clashes between police and protesters. (AFP/Getty Images)
Unrest in Bahrain
Bahraini demonstrators take part in a protest against the death of a Bahraini man, Abdul Aziz al-Abbar, late on July 3, 2014 in the village of Sanabis, west of Manama. Al-Abbar, 27, died from wounds on February 23, after being shot during clashes between police and protesters. (AFP/Getty Images)
Unrest in Bahrain
Bahraini boys throw wood onto a fire during clashes with riot police after a protest against the death of Bahraini man, Abdul Aziz al-Abbar, early on July 4, 2014 in the village of Sanabis, west of Manama. Al-Abbar, 27, died from wounds on February 23, after being shot during clashes between police and protesters. (AFP/Getty Images)
Unrest in Bahrain
Bahraini demonstrators block a road with stones during clashes with riot police after a protest against the death of a Bahraini man, Abdul Aziz al-Abbar, late on July 3, 2014 in the village of Sanabis, west of Manama. Al-Abbar, 27, died from wounds on February 23, after being shot during clashes between police and protesters. (AFP/Getty Images)
Unrest in Bahrain
A Bahraini demonstrator, protecting his face from tear gas, holds a molotov cocktail during clashes with riot police after a protest against the death of a Bahraini man, Abdul Aziz al-Abbar, late on July 3, 2014 in the village of Sanabis, west of Manama. Al-Abbar, 27, died from wounds on February 23, after being shot during clashes between police and protesters. (AFP/Getty Images)
Unrest in Bahrain
Bahraini demonstrators, protecting their faces from tear gas, look on during clashes with riot police after a protest against the death of Bahraini man, Abdul Aziz al-Abbar, early on July 4, 2014 in the village of Sanabis, west of Manama. Al-Abbar, 27, died from wounds on February 23, after being shot during clashes between police and protesters. (AFP/Getty Images)